These shoes are soft and sweet! They keep their shape very well. They are easy to make - even for beginners! The top of the shoe is one piece and that includes the strap. Wool felt is used for the lining of the sample shoes (acrylic felt can be used in place of the wool felt). Cotton fabric is used for the outside of the sample shoes. You can also use ultra suede, satin, taffeta, etc. The felt lining is fused to the fabric and then the top and sole shapes are cut out and stitched. The shoes have a high back and are cut low in the front. This eleven page PDF e-pattern includes full size patterns, a materials list, instructions written in English, and step-by-step photographs. Optional instructions are given to put a non-skid sole on shoes for babies that are walking. Copyrights protect this pattern from being reproduced in any media format to be resold. Permission is given for the pattern to be used to make and sell the finished shoes in limited quantities. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Use a sewing machine SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS will fit babies from newborn to approximately 16 months. Five sizes of shoes are included in pattern - lengths of finished soles are 4", 4.25", 4.5", 4.75" and 5".